Live in Couple Job

Location South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £50,000-£55,000 GPA
Job Number  50145
Created 05 October 2018

Live In Couple Job,


A lovely family who are relocating from London to Hertfordshire at the beginning of December are looking for a flexible Live In Couple, you will assist the lady of the house in running their new large country home.


The house is a large country home with 10 bedrooms, they have 4 children who are school age, you will be required to do the cleaning, washing and ironing and ensure the house is run efficiently. The family will entertain at weekends further down the line when they are settled in so flexibility to work occasional weekends when entertaining will be required


Houseman role will include assisting your partner in the house, running errands, driving duties to include school runs and airport runs. A Gardener and Groundsman are employed however helping out on the estate maybe required at times.


Mum will be at home, she is hands on with children however you should be child friendly and help with mother’s help duties which may include supervising homework, babysitting, general help getting them ready for school and bedtime!


This is a great role to work for an informal family, you will join them at a time when they are moving in so should be flexible in your duties, the role will be varied and extra childcare staff will be employed at a later stage.


Duties will include:


  • Hands on cleaning, washing and ironing

  • Simple family cooking

  • Running errands, shopping duties

  • Maintaining household systems

  • Driving duties and to look after the cars

  • Assisting the Gardener at busy times

  • Security of the household and estate when the family are away



Accommodation The first 3 months you will be provided with a large flat at the top of the house with a separate entrance while a separate 2 bedroom cottage is being re-decorated which will be ready approx early 2019 – A pet will be considered in the cottage

Start date December or January start

Days 5 days per week

(Monday to Friday working – flexibility required at weekends when entertaining and days off will be given in the week instead)

Drivers Essential both to drive

Salary £800-£850npw combined


Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 50145

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